Player’s perspective: JD Colarusso, Arlington (NY) goaltender

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Arlington’s boys lacrosse team is in the midst of a rapid rise and one of there are two initials that are among the reasons that the Admirals have risen to title-contender status in New York’s Section 1 Class A. JD. As in JD Colarusso. The last line of defense, the senior goaltender has helped Arlington […]

Player’s perspective: Bryce Jurk, Trinity-Pawling (NY) midfielder

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With a total of 14 college-bound players, expectations are high at the Trinity-Pawling School in New York’s Hudson Valley, which competes in the highly regarded Founders League. Sacred Heart University-bound Bryce Jurk is among nine T-P seniors set to take their games to the next level. A 6-foot-1, 175-pound midfielder, Jurk is especially adept at […]

Player’s perspective: Shawn Smith, John Jay (NY) midfielder

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You’ll have to excuse Shawn Smith if his entire sports focus these days isn’t centered on the official start of varsity lacrosse practice and tryouts on March 11. You see, the John Jay (N.Y.) junior is a key member of the Indians’ ice hockey team that sports a 16-1-1 record and 10-0-1 mark in league […]

Player’s perspective: Brian Ward, Bayport-Blue Point (NY), attackman

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Bayport-Blue Point was one of the surprise teams in the high school lacrosse universe in 2011, making an unlikely trip to the New York State Class C championship game. Last year, the Phantoms finished 12-6, and again ended the season by losing to the eventual state champion — this time it was against Shoreham-Wading River […]

Player’s perspective: Tim Covel, Cheshire (CT) defender

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Tim Covel is part of a proud few. The three-sport athlete. So for the senior defenseman/long-stick midfielder at Cheshire High School (Conn.), preparing for the start of the lacrosse season is a bit of a different process. That doesn’t mean that Covel, who will attend Connecticut Connecticut, doesn’t have a stick in his hand during […]

News & Notes: Johns Hopkins’ possible move to Big Ten explored

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Rutgers and Maryland will be joining the Big Ten. Will Johns Hopkins be next? Speculation about the Blue Jays’ conference future continues, and InsideLacrosse.com’s Terry Foy takes a look at the possibilities. In other headlines this week: * Injury will sideline Galasso for Syracuse’s 2013 season * Minus Galasso, ‘Cuse must now rely on other […]

Player’s perspective: Matt Ledwin, Hen Hud (NY) midfielder

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Our most recent “Preaseason player’s perspective,” featured a senior standout from New York’s Hudson Valley bound for Johns Hopkins University, Yorktown defenseman Trevor Koelsch. Today, we present another one. Matt Ledwin is one of the premier faceoff specialists in the Northeast. The standout from Hendrick Hudson High School, located just 10 miles west of Yorktown […]

Player’s perspective: Trevor Koelsch, Yorktown (NY) defender

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It all starts in exactly two months. That’s when the Yorktown Huskers open the 2013 season. They’ll do it in nearby West Point in New York’s Hudson Valley when they host Columbine High School (Colo.) on March 27 at 11 a.m. Just three days later, on March 30, it’s the annual showdown against John Jay […]

College-by-college breakdown for Class of 2013

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When it comes to lacrosse hotbeds, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region is, of course, No. 1. So now that National Letter of Intent Fall Signing Week, which runs from Nov. 14-21, is upon us, the question is: What college is No. 1 when it comes to landing commitments from tristate seniors? The answer is […]